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HC clarifies on registration of unapproved plots

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Madras High today clarified that housing plots which had been converted from agricultural land before October 21, 2016 may be registered.

Passing orders on a clarificatory by the state on its May 12 last order, a bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sunder, however, said this would not apply to those plots which had been registered in violation of the interim order passed by the earlier.



It said Rule 15 B of Regularisation of Unapproved Layouts and Plots Rules 2017 is to be read in harmony with section 22-A of the Registration Act, 1908 and the proviso thereto.

The sought clarification with regard to the May 12 order passed by the bench on a batch of petitions against conversion of agricultural lands into housing plots.

It submitted that registrations had come to a standstill because of the order and sought the clarification.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC clarifies on registration of unapproved plots

Madras High Court today clarified that housing plots which had been converted from agricultural land before October 21, 2016 may be registered. Passing orders on a clarificatory petition by the state government on its May 12 last order, a bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sunder, however, said this would not apply to those plots which had been registered in violation of the interim order passed by the court earlier. It said Rule 15 B of Tamil Nadu Regularisation of Unapproved Layouts and Plots Rules 2017 is to be read in harmony with section 22-A of the Registration Act, 1908 and the proviso thereto. The government sought clarification with regard to the May 12 order passed by the bench on a batch of petitions against conversion of agricultural lands into housing plots. It submitted that registrations had come to a standstill because of the order and sought the clarification. Madras High today clarified that housing plots which had been converted from agricultural land before October 21, 2016 may be registered.

Passing orders on a clarificatory by the state on its May 12 last order, a bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sunder, however, said this would not apply to those plots which had been registered in violation of the interim order passed by the earlier.

It said Rule 15 B of Regularisation of Unapproved Layouts and Plots Rules 2017 is to be read in harmony with section 22-A of the Registration Act, 1908 and the proviso thereto.

The sought clarification with regard to the May 12 order passed by the bench on a batch of petitions against conversion of agricultural lands into housing plots.

It submitted that registrations had come to a standstill because of the order and sought the clarification.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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HC clarifies on registration of unapproved plots

Madras High today clarified that housing plots which had been converted from agricultural land before October 21, 2016 may be registered.

Passing orders on a clarificatory by the state on its May 12 last order, a bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice M Sunder, however, said this would not apply to those plots which had been registered in violation of the interim order passed by the earlier.

It said Rule 15 B of Regularisation of Unapproved Layouts and Plots Rules 2017 is to be read in harmony with section 22-A of the Registration Act, 1908 and the proviso thereto.

The sought clarification with regard to the May 12 order passed by the bench on a batch of petitions against conversion of agricultural lands into housing plots.

It submitted that registrations had come to a standstill because of the order and sought the clarification.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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